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Oxford English Dictionary

Online access
Description
The Oxford English Dictionary provides the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words in the English language, both present and past. The online version is based on the 20-volume Second edition, and is the ultimate authority on the English language. Words are traced back to their first appearance in the language, with illustrative quotes provided.
Online access
Resource type
E-book
Coverage
1150-01-01 to current
Update frequency
Quarterly
Access notes
Off-campus access restricted to current UFV students, faculty & staff
Simultaneous users
Unlimited
Refworks compatible
No
RefWorks instructions
Where can I get this?
No
Title list
Print equivalents
Help
Accessibility
Persistent Links
Yes
Coursepacks
Yes
ELN partner libraries may incorporate portions of the OED into printed course packs for use by Authorized Users in a course of instruction at their educational institution. Each portion of the Licensed Works used in this manner should be identified with an appropriate acknowledgment of the source, listing the title and author of the extract, title and author of the work, and "Oxford University Press" as the publisher.
Classroom Handouts
Yes
Distribute single copies of portions of the Licensed Works to other Authorized Users.
Learning Management Systems
Yes
Allow Authorized Users to access and use the Licensed Works throughout the Term by means of a Secure Network for the purposes of research, teaching, and private study.
E-reserves
Yes
ELN partner libraries may incorporate portions of the OED into electronic reserves collections for use by Authorized Users in a course of instruction at their educational institution. Each portion of the Licensed Works used in this manner should be identified with an appropriate acknowledgment of the source, listing the title and author of the extract, title and author of the work, and "Oxford University Press" as the publisher. Copies of such extracts must be deleted by the Subscriber or Authorized User when the extracts are no longer being used in the course of instruction.
ILL
No
Oxford University Press prohibits the use of the OED for the fulfillment of interlibrary loan requests.
Terms notes
Subjects
English as a Second Language, English Language & Literature, Language Studies, Linguistics, Reference Sources, Teaching English as a Second Language
Pricing model
Subscription
Consortium
ELN
Vendor/publisher
Oxford English Dictionary
Content provider
Oxford University Press
Allows distance ed
Allows downloads
Misc notes